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Digital Gallery Images

The Gallery includes images of the borough's streets and buildings and portraits of people and communities. The Digital Gallery images are displayed as thumbnails. Full size images can be viewed by clicking on a thumbnail.

How do I obtain a copy of an image?

Photographic copies can be obtained from Tower Hamlets Local Studies and Archives (there is a charge for this service) or a maximum of 5 digital copies can be emailed to you. If you would like to use the images for publication or display please contact us at


Outing from Malabar Street 1950s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Outing from Malabar Street to Southend in the early 1950s. This photograph includes: Mrs Baker, Maureen Salman, Doreen Bennett, Lou Bennett, Mrs Gibbs, Flo Edmonds, Mrs Riley, Mrs Spring Snr, Mrs Spring Jnr, Alice Barton, Flo Connelly, Mrs Daley, Flo Webb, Eddie Hertzner, Mrs Wilkins, Cis Pidgeon, Mrs Martin, Mrs Davidson, Mrs Emma Howard, Mrs Martin, Dolly Martin, Mary Holman, Sis, Maud French, Charlotte Jarvis and Mary Backshaw. From Mrs Salman